Firefighting Foam-Contamination Rockland County And EPA Field Community Concerns Over PFAS Water Contamination By Jackie Orchard • May 9, 2021 Screenshot by Jackie Orchard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 5:50 The Rockland County legislature and a representative of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a virtual panel Wednesday amid concerns over the level of PFAS contamination in the county’s drinking water. Scientific Activists Say Norlite Plant In Cohoes Was National AFFF-Burning Leader By Dave Lucas • Mar 29, 2021 Jackie Orchard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 3:58 New data reveals a third of the U.S. military’s stockpile of AFFF was burned at Norlite in Cohoes, in Albany County. Cohoes Residents File Intent To Sue Norlite Over Burning Firefighting Foam By Dave Lucas • Jun 25, 2020 Jackie Orchard / WAMC Listen Listening... / 6:16 There have been major developments related to the Norlite Hazardous Waste Facility in Cohoes. Capital Region State Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Burning Toxic Firefighting Foam By Dave Lucas • Mar 2, 2020 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:48 Two Democratic state lawmakers from the Capital Region are introducing new legislation to ban the burning of substances containing PFAS chemicals. Officials Say Firefighting Foam May Have Polluted Water By Pat Bradley • Apr 10, 2018 WikiMedia Commons Listen Listening... / 0:40 Vermont officials say they believe firefighting foam used to extinguish a fire from a 1986 plane crash may be the present-day source of chemical contamination of wells in Clarendon.